Amos

Miner’s First Name:   Calvin
Miner’s Middle Name:   Brinley
Miner’s Last Name:   Amos
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Birth Place of Miner:   Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, PA
Miner’s Country:   USA
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Miner Information:
Wilkes Barre Times Leader, October 25, 1948 MINE WORKER Loses Hand In Accident - Calvin Amos, 24, of 303 Coal Street, Wilkes Barre, lost his right hand in an accident while at work as a laborer in the mines of the Jermyn-Green Coal Company shortly before noon today. It is understood that the member was caught in the mechanism of a mechanical leader and Amos’ right hand was severed at the wrist. The accident happened at the No. 6 Colliery in Inkerman. The victim was admitted to Pittston Hospital at 12:50 this afternoon. His condition later in the day was reported as fairly good. This accident occurred one month to the day after my parents wedding.

Place & Manner of Miner’s Death:   Wilkes-Barre, PA, advanced heart disease
Died:   April 22, 1969
Birth Date:   July 15, 1924

Married:   September 25, 1948
Place Miner Was Married:   St Mary’s Church of the Immaculate Conception, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Wife’s Name:   Patricia (Patsy Ruth)
Wife’s Middle Name:   Margaret
Wife’s Last Name:   Ruddick
Birth Place of Wife:   Wilkes-Barre, PA
Wife’s Country:   USA
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Place & Manner of Wife’s Death:   Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, PA; Kidney disease, SLE
Died:   April 8, 2010
Birth Date:   August 23, 1926

Number of Children:   2

Child Name 1:   Patricia
Child’s Middle Name:   Marie
Child’s Last Name:   Amos Price
Birth Date:   December 10, 1951

Child Name 2:   Paula
Child’s Middle Name:   Grace
Child’s Last Name:   Amos Mentrikoski
Birth Date:   August 9, 1954

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Author’s Name:   Paula
Author’s Middle Name:   Grace
Author’s Last Name:   Amos Mentrikoski
Relationship to Miner:   Daughter